Getting Into the Investment Banking Industry

September 27, 2012

Starting out in the investment banking industry can take some time. If you are looking to find a job in the investment banking field, whether you are looking for your first job, or hoping to change professions, you will want to consider a few things as you begin your search. Customize your resume – It […]

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3 Things To Ask Yourself When Deciding to Apply for an Investment Banking Job

September 24, 2012

As a job seeker looking for an investment banking job, you may feel that applying for every available job is the best tactic to landing a job. However, this is usually not the case. Before applying for a job, you will want to ask yourself some questions about whether the job for which you are […]

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Tips for Preparing Your Investment Banking Resume

September 13, 2012

It doesn’t matter whether you are looking to move up in investment banking or you are fresh out of school looking for your first job, a resume is imperative to job search success.  Your resume makes your first impression, not only highlighting your education and experience, but shows your professionalism and creativity that can make […]

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The Investment Banking Certification – A Benefit to All Applicants

September 10, 2012

In today’s competitive job market, landing a investment banking job can be difficult.  The best way to ensure you stay in the game is to keep your skills and education up-to-date and competitive. A good way to do this is to obtain a investment banking certification. There are many players in the job market game […]

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3 Goals Every Investment Banker Should Set

September 7, 2012

Setting goals is imperative to professional success. If you don’t have a plan, how do you know where you are going and how you will get there? This is true of career goals as well as daily, task oriented goals.  No matter what you are trying to accomplish, planning and goal setting is the key […]

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How to Ace Your Investment Banking Phone Interview

September 5, 2012

Phone interviews continue to become more popular. They are a good way to get through the first interview with prospective investment banking employees without the one-on-one face time necessary to make a first decision. More companies, especially those that are recruiting from outside the local area, have turned to phone interviews to make it through […]

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What Investment Banking Job Applicants Need to Know About Online Applications

August 27, 2012

Do you know what an applicant tracking system is?  If you are looking for a job in today’s job market, you should.  The applicant tracking system, or ATS, is the system that many company’s use to filter their job applications electronically before having a real person begin to determine who to call in for an […]

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The Hidden Benefits of a Temporary Job in Investment Banking

August 22, 2012

Taking a temporary job in investment banking may sound like settling for something when you can’t find a permanent job.  However, in today’s competitive and volatile job market, a temporary job can be an excellent opportunity for employers and job seekers alike. Temporary jobs are becoming more popular as a starting point for many companies. […]

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Improve Your Communication Skills as an Investment Banker

August 20, 2012

As an investment banker, like in almost all professions, you will spend your time communicating in some manner with employees, coworkers, superiors, and clients.  Therefore, having good and effective communication skills is imperative to your professional success. There are many ways to become a good communicator; however, many require that you think about and develop […]

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5 Things Not to Ask in Your Investment Banking Job Interview

August 15, 2012

As an interviewee looking for your next (or first) investment banking job, you may be trying to determine your answers to typical job interview questions. As you are preparing for your job interview, in addition to being clear on your answers and having your suit pressed, you may want to think about some key questions […]

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4 Things to Do Today to be a More Productive Investment Banker

August 13, 2012

Are you a morning person? If you are not, you may find that it is more difficult to get going each day at work. Most morning people appear more organized and motivated at work since they are in on time, if not early, and working in a good mood before the boss arrives. As an […]

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Is Your Investment Banking Job in Jeopardy? Look Out for these Signs

August 9, 2012

Wondering if you are the next to be downsized? Professionals working in the Investment Banking field want to know if their job is on the line. If you are uncertain, watch for these potentially telltale signs. Lots of Feedback in Writing – If you find that you are getting a lot of written feedback and […]

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Why You Need an Internship to Get an Investment Banking Job

July 13, 2012

The job market today is highly competitive. If you are just joining the workforce, or planning a career change, one of the best ways to get a job is to have some experience in the field of investment banking. An internship is one of the best ways to get this experience. On-the-Job Training – The […]

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What to Look for in an Investment Banking Certification Program

July 11, 2012

An investment banking certification can be an excellent way to increase your knowledge in the investment banking field. If you have decided to further your education and pursue a certification, you will want to find a program that is the best for you.  Here are some things to look for in an investment banking certification […]

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What Not to Do When Networking for an Investment Banking Job

July 9, 2012

Networking is one of the best ways to find a job in today’s highly competitive job market. It is important to network to let people within the investment banking field know you are looking for a job as well helping you find what is available. However, it is important to follow some networking etiquette when […]

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How to Ace Your Investment Banking Interview

July 5, 2012

Getting the investment banking interview is your first step to getting an investment banking job. Shining in your interview is in your best interest in order to be considered for the job. If you want to ace your interview, you need to consider these important factors. Research – Before any interview, it is vital to […]

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3 Things to Check on Your Resume before Applying for an Investment Banking Job

July 2, 2012

You are about to embark on your first job in the investment banking field. One of the first things you will need is an up-to-date resume. No matter what your turn around time is, you will want to ensure that you make certain some of the essential information is updated. Consider these three quick fixes […]

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3 Career Mistakes to Consider in the Investment Banking Field

June 20, 2012

Whether you are new to the investment banking field or just getting started, if you want to be successful and stay successful in your field, you want to develop your career path. In order to develop your career path, you want to avoid these common career mistakes. Not finding a mentor – It may not […]

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3 Things Not to Say in an Investment Banking Interview

June 20, 2012

The interview is the time for a potential employer to get to know you and hear what you have to bring to the job they are trying to fill.  It is also your time to get your questions answered. Though you can’t get a full understanding of the job or the workplace atmosphere, the interview […]

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Refreshing Your Education in Investment Banking

June 6, 2012

In today’s job market, it is imperative that you keep your skills and education fresh in order to compete with the large population of job seekers.  One of the best ways to enhance your resume and make yourself more competitive is to take degree or certification courses in your field. There are many investment banking […]

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The Importance of Being Organized in Investment Banking

June 4, 2012

A successful professional in the field of investment banking is both organized and productive with his day. Whether new to the field of investment banking or a veteran leader, obtaining the skills necessary to be the most productive can help any professional accomplish more and work toward a successful career in investment banking. Job security […]

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4 Ways to Fill a Gap in Investment Banking Employment

May 28, 2012

There comes a time in every person’s career when you may find themselves with a gap in employment.  Though this is typically not a big deal to most people, having a gap on your resume when applying for your next job can be a big deal. Here are some things to consider should you find […]

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4 Things to Do When Working as an Investment Banking Intern

May 23, 2012

There are a few things you will want to keep in mind as you begin your investment banking internship.  Being chosen for a coveted internship opportunity, it is important to make the most of your internship. Here are a few things to ensure you take full advantage of your investment banking internship opportunity. Make Friends […]

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Expert Richard C. Wilson (of BusinessTraining.com) Featured on NBC as Guest on The Brian Tracy Show

May 21, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Expert Richard C. Wilson (of BusinessTraining.com) Featured on NBC as Guest on The Brian Tracy Show Richard C. Wilson, best-selling author, global speaker, and founder of BusinessTraining.com was recently seen on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX network affiliates around the country as an expert guest on The Brian Tracy Show. Portland, OR […]

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Important Qualities of a Investment Banker

May 14, 2012

Many characteristics define a good investment banker. Some of the best characteristics are productive and organized.  Investment bankers that are organized can be more productive, which is a very important quality in a investment banker. What does being productive mean to a investment banker? It means that they work efficiently and work smart throughout the […]

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How an Investment Banking Certification Can Benefit You

May 11, 2012

In today’s competitive job market, one of the greatest ways to ensure you are noticed above other job applicants is to have skills and/or training that make you set yourself apart from the others. If the job requires a degree in order to qualify for the job, you will find your degree does not make […]

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4 Things Interviewers Notice in Investment Banking Interviews

May 10, 2012

Your interview is usually your chance to make that first impression when looking for a investment banking job. As you prepare for your interview, it is good to keep in mind the most common things that interviewers notice when you go on your investment banking interview. Timeliness – Being late is a definite no-no. The […]

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3 Common Career Mistakes in Investment Banking

May 2, 2012

Making certain that you make the right career decision is imperative to a successful career. Avoiding common career mistakes in investment banking is the best way to keep on the right track. Here are some of the common career mistakes you will want to avoid. Being “Me” Centered – Your company wants you to be […]

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Using Mock Interviews to Prepare for Your Investment Banking Interview

April 30, 2012

When preparing for your investment banking job interview, a great way to get prepared is by doing mock interview. Mock interview give you a chance to practice professional responses, body language and non-verbal communication, and controlling filler (“ums” and “ya knows”). A mock interview also allows you to become more comfortable with the interview process […]

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How to Prepare for Your First Day of Your New Investment Banking Job

April 27, 2012

The first day on a new job can be exciting.  Whether you are new to the field of investment banking or just moving to a new company, you will want to prepare.  There are many things to consider when preparing for your first day on your new investment banking job. Prepare for the Commute – […]

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